Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:13:14 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: CVE request: Kernel: kvm: out of bounds memory access via vcpu_id Hello, Linux kernel built with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine(CONFIG_KVM) support is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds memory access issue. It could occur on x86 platform, while servicing I/O APIC requests with larger vcpu_id. A guest user/process could use this flaw to crash the host kernel resulting in DoS or it could potentially be used to escalate privileges on a host. Upstream patch: --------------- -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/81cdb259fb6d8c1c4ecfeea389ff5a73c07f5755 Reference: ---------- -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1400804 Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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